Digital Collections

Charles W. Dabney Jr., UT Office of the President Records

Selected material from the Charles W. Dabney Jr., President of the University of Tennessee papers from 1887 to 1904. Highlighted in the collection are some of Dabney’s achievements as university president including making agricultural and mechanical courses mandatory, adding six new four-year courses in science, updating the physics curriculum, admitting the university's full time first female students, beginning the Summer School of the South, doubling the size of the faculty, and forming both the home economics and law departments.